Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 24th Jul 2007 15:08 UTC, submitted by Uncle Fester
Hardware, Embedded Systems The head of PC maker Acer, Gianfranco Lanci, has hit out at Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system, saying that the 'entire industry' was disappointed by it. Few buyers have purchased new PCs specifically for Vista, Acer's chief says "The entire industry is disappointed by Windows Vista," the head of the world's fourth-biggest PC maker told the Financial Times Deutschland in its online edition on Monday. Never before had a new version of Windows done so little to boost PC sales, he said. "And that's not going to change in the second half of this year," Mr Lanci said. "I really don't think that someone has bought a new PC specifically for Vista."
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RE: hp and vista (a bit off topic)
by MollyC on Tue 24th Jul 2007 18:46 UTC in reply to "hp and vista (a bit off topic)"
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Thanks for the HP Tablet PC warning. But the HP Tablet PCs seem pretty popular at the various Tablet PC enthusiast sites (like, where HP's is the most popular). But I'll keep your post in mind.

As for Dell, I've kind of sworn off them after having two Dell notebooks die within a year (while my old Mac PowerBook keeps chugging right along after 5 years with no problems) and even moreso sicne Dell began preinstalling Google Desktop. :p

Edited 2007-07-24 18:47

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